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Headword: *(odoido/kos
Adler number: omicron,54
Translated headword: highwayman
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] he who is wicked on the roads [and a] thief.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related verb] I am a highwayman,[2] [meaning] I keep the roads under surveillance.
Greek Original:
*(odoido/kos: o( e)n tai=s o(doi=s panou=rgos klw/y. kai\ *(odoidokw=, ta\s o(dou\s e)pithrw=.
Notes:
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; see the references at Photius omicron36 Theodoridis, where the editor punctuates before 'thief' The headword itself is uncommon, but see e.g. Polybius 13.8.2.
[2] Again rare, but see e.g. Diodorus Siculus 34/35.2.43.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 July 2006@06:39:03.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note, set status) on 20 July 2006@14:18:57.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 21 July 2006@03:20:47.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 21 June 2013@06:26:59.

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